A curious adventure from a curious dictionary

TITLE = WORD HUNTERS: Book 1 (The Curious Dictionary)

AUTHOR = NICK EARLS

ILLUSTRATIONS = TERRY WHIDBORNE

GENRE = ADVENTURE, TIMETRAVEL, FANTASY 

INTEREST LEVEL = YEARS 7-9

This is a clever and unusual story: a timeslip adventure that all starts with words and their histories … and a very curious dictionary. The aptly named Al and Lexi Hunter discover that they are in fact word hunters: able to travel back in time to learn the heritage of certain words and certain names… just where will their adventures take them next? And can they always be certain to get home safely??

An entertaining story with delightful illustrations that add to the appeal. ou may also like to check out the Word Hunters website here.

Recommended (dma) ****

Why not check out the book trailer below:

Images either sourced from the Animoto website or photos taken by dma. Music “Born This Way” by Ian Cotterill (sourced from the Animoto website).

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One thought on “A curious adventure from a curious dictionary”

  1. I have read this book and i loved it. It is so interesting couldn’t put it down. I waiting for the second book ” Lost Hunter”.

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